Dr Richard Fejo

Dr. Richard Fejo is a Larrakia man from Darwin from his father, his grandfather and his great grandfather in what culture calls “Grandfather lore”. He is also Warumungu from Tennant Creek on his mother’s side and holds a great amount of cultural knowledge and experiences from both northern and central Australia across the Northern Territory.

Richie started working as a Cultural Educator with Northern Territory General Practice Education for eleven years resigning from cultural education in 2020 to become the Flinders University Elder on Campus in Darwin. From 2018Richie became the Chairman of the Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation (LNAC) until November 2021. In November2020 Richie became the Chairman of the Darwin Waterfront Corporation and also has had previous roles with City of Darwin International Relations Committee from 2020 to 2022 standing down to become the current chairman of the Australia Day Council.